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Laurie (#2811407)
 member for 16 years, 8 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo I will transfer to IMMEDIATE family members only. . Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations, this would be your great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, or siblings.

**If you email me for any correction, please put in the subject line Find a grave**


A dear neighbor got me interested in cemeteries while I was a child, she, her daughter and myself use to do Sunday drives and along the way we always stoped at a local cemetery.



Do not stand at my grave and weep.

I am not there. I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow.

I am the diamond glints on snow.

I am the sunlight on ripened grain.

I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning's hush,

I am the swift uplifting rush

of quiet birds in circled flight.

I am the soft stars that shine at night.

Do not stand at my grave and cry.

I am not there; I did not die.




If I should not be with you when the next sun sets,
Don't mourn.I've had a lot of sunsets, and I've loved them all.
But I have had such splendid things to love,
You'll know I've had my share.
Don't mourn.
Just reach out to the world:
Embrace it for me.
Grab joy, but let it shine; it may be all that's left of me Still shining.
And when rain dances, know thatI will be the dancing.
Don't forget: I love you always. Still.
LMcE






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Tanya
Famous Duplicate
Hi Laurie,

I noticed you created a 'famous' memorial in Loudon Park National Cemetery for Hans Schuler #7703780, but he is buried in Loudon Park Cemetery. He has a memorial there with a stone photo and familial links. Not sure if you're able to delete the inaccurate memorial or request to merge with the actual location. It's memorial #105221404

Thank you,
Tanya
Added by Tanya on Jan 11, 2017 5:36 PM
Christopher Walker
Edna Walker Allen Memorial on FindAGrave.com
Laurie:

Hello there! Could you please transfer the Edna Walker Allen Memorial (#35612589) in the Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin, Virginia to me. She was my dear aunt, the oldest sister of my father. I would like to write a biography for her memorial. My name is Christopher Walker (FindAGrave.com #48377626). Thank you.

Christopher Walker
Added by Christopher Walker on Dec 28, 2016 8:06 AM
Chief Funologist
Frank Lebby Stanton
Laurie,

Thank you for accepting the edit for the memorial page of Frank Lebby Stanton (Find A Grave Memorial# 9676072). Each little detail adds up to a more complete memorial page.

Regarding the poem you have posted on your Find A Grave profile page, the following is a fuller version of it, with title and author name included. Mary Elizabeth Frye revised (re-wrote) the poem several times during her lifetime, and she never copyrighted the poem. This is the most well-known version.

I Am Not There

Do not stand at my grave and weep -
I am not there; I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sun on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush,
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.

Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there; I did not die.

-Mary Elizabeth Frye (1932)

Mary Elizabeth Frye (maiden name Clark) was born on 13 November 1905 in Dayton, Ohio, United States of America. She was a poet. Mary Elizabeth Frye (maiden name Clark) passed on at 98 years of age on 15 September 2004.

Keep up the good work.

-Nathan Taylor
Added by Chief Funologist on Dec 22, 2016 2:58 AM
Susie Torres
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Hi Laurie,
Was just noticing that there is no memorial for the deceased wife of one of your profiles. Dorothy J. (Davis) Kyte, spouse of Ord Kyte passed away in 2015. I do not think the family would care for me to be the one, would you be so kind? Her obit and pic are online at Legacy. Thanks for considering.
Susie Q (=
Added by Susie Torres on Nov 18, 2016 2:40 PM
Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin
Elizabeth Towne #7740277
I enjoy reading old newspapers (Library of Congress website) and trying to match up the stories and pictures to memorials here in Find A Grave. I have found an article about Elizabeth Towne, along with a picture. I thought you might like to see it.

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84022472/1916-10-10/ed-1/seq-13/

It is in the Bridgeport Evening Farmer for 10/10/1916.
Added by Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin on Oct 10, 2016 1:25 PM
Lynne Perry
Maude Williams
Can you please link Mardo Williams findagrave memorial #5625641 to his mother Maude Allen Williams Find A Grave Memorial# 23143895? Thanks
Added by Lynne Perry on Sep 30, 2016 12:26 PM
Michelle
165134085 Jacob Gans
Are you related to Jacob Gans? I noticed you didn't have a burial location for him. I am doing some research and that is why I was wondering. Also, did you write the things on your page? They are so touching-I love it!
Michelle
Added by Michelle on Jul 13, 2016 12:06 PM
Jean Wilson
Rchard Plum
I would like to take over the management of this site. Dick is my brother in law, and it would mean a lot to me. Thank you for your work.
Added by Jean Wilson on Apr 17, 2016 10:48 AM
Jean Wilson
Rchard Plum
I would like to take over the management of this site. Dick is my brother in law, and it would mean a lot to me. Thank you for your work.
Added by Jean Wilson on Apr 17, 2016 10:48 AM
Shelley Kinsey Adams
Hazel Barnhart
Thanks for the transfer!
Shelley Adams
Added by Shelley Kinsey Adams on Apr 10, 2016 6:39 PM
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